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Jonas Gilman Clark

Born: Feb 1, 1815

Death: May 23, 1900

Birthplace: Hubbardston

Nationality: United States

Jonas Gilman Clark

Date of Birth : Feb 1, 1815
Date of Death : May 23, 1900
Birth Place : Hubbardston

Jonas Gilman Clark was an American businessman, and the founder of Clark University. He started his business career in Massachusetts, before moving to California in the 1850s. He had a successful entrepreneurial career. He moved to Worcester in 1878, and founded Clark University in that city in 1887.

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